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THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE RESULTS OF WORK OF THE PORT IN JANUARY

Category: Port
Published on Thursday, 04 February 2010 02:00
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Despite objective economic difficulties and unfavorable weather conditions, the port of Odesa port has finished the first month 2010 with an excess of the planned targets on the basic industrial and financial indexes. General manager of the SE «ОCSP» Nikolay Pavlyuk declares about that at a meeting with journalists on February, 3rd.


Thus, according to N.Pavlyuka, the cargo handling volume in January c.y. makes 2,14 million t. (140 % to the plan), incomes - 178 million UAH. (175 %), net profit 50,2 million UAH. (128 %), deductions into the State budget 26,3 million UAH. (118 %).


As the outlined positive tendencies the general manager has noted the stabilization of the container cargo traffic ("plus" 27 % to January, 2009) and the arrosen interest to the port from the side of the largest world cruise companies.


The last thing, according to N.Pavlyuk, is a direct consequence of the accepted in the last year‘s autumn the Governmental order about introduction of discounts for port duties on calling of cruise liners at the Ukrainian ports. Confirming his words the general manager of the port has shown the journalists ten fax documents from foreign tour operators with offers to increase the amont of passenger liners calls to the harbour of Odesa. N.Pavlyuk has expressed hope that already in two months, during the next tourist forum in Miami (USA), these suggestions will be realized through the signed contracts.



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